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Comedy Toon from ‘Megamind’ Scribes Underway at Fox

The writers behind DreamWorks Animation’s CG family flick Megamind are at work on developing a new animated comedy for Fox, according to a Deadline scoop. The project from Alan ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Fox’ Returns in Criterion Edition

One of the most-acclaimed indie animated films of recent years gets the Criterion treatment this week with the release of Fantastic Mr. Fox: Criterion Collection Edition (Fox, $39.95 ... Continue Reading →
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Deschanel Joins Fox Toon ‘Queen of Everything’ as Exec Producer

New Girl star Zooey Deschanel and American Dad alumna Ali Waller will executive produce a new Fox animated series called Queen of Everything. The half-hour series is described as a ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to Deadline.com. This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Block Gets Extra Hour

Turner Broadcasting is reshuffling its animation cable destinations and ramping up its digital content offerings in a series of strategic moves that will see the grown-ups-only Adult ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job,’ ‘Frozen’ Hold Up Well in Strong MLK Weekend

It was a strong MLK holiday weekend for movie ticket sales, with a strong domestic debut for Open Road Films’ animated feature The Nut Job while Disney’s Frozen continued ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sweetens the Toon Deal

This month, the cable network debuts Chozen, an intriguing new animated series about a white ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Offers Miyazaki Tribute, Stan Lee Visit

Just when you thought The Simpsons would be running out of cool animated guests, we hear that comicbook legend Stan Lee and sci-fi author Harlan Ellison will be appearing (as themselves) ... Continue Reading →